The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI and WNYC, is public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life.
October 3rd, 2014
Episode 7 of 179 episodes
David Fincher filled movies like Seven, Fight Club, Zodiac, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and even The Social Network with existential dread. His latest, Gone Girl, begins as a mystery and becomes a horror film about marriage. He tells Kurt Andersen his work is “lascivious, and merciless — but tastefully done.” (He’s only sort of kidding.)And we hear from Marcel the Shell, YouTube’s most popular snail, whose viral video launched the career of actor Jenny Slate.